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Yappy Hour, July 4 celebrations on the way
The Bryan County Bark Park has announced the rescheduling of Junes BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog) Yappy Hour Hawaiian fancy dress dog competition to this evening.

The Bryan County Bark Park has announced the rescheduling of June’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog) Yappy Hour Hawaiian fancy dress dog competition to Wednesday.
The original date earlier this month had to be rescheduled due to violent thunderstorms and the new date is once again weather dependent. There will be free giveaways from Fish Tales, Southern Eagle and the Bryan County Bark Park Association and an opportunity to enter your dog for the best Hawaiian costume competition, with prizes awarded by the judges at 8 p.m. Prizes for the contest are donated by Paw Parazzi Pet Boutique and Grooming Spa and the Bryan County Bark Park Association.
The money raised supports the fundraising campaign of the Bryan County Bark Park, a non-profit organization obtaining 501(c) 3 status. Donations may be tax deductible. Visit the website at and like them on Facebook.

Pembroke July 4
Join the City of Pembroke and First Baptist Church as they celebrate “The 4th with the 3rd on the 1st,”  for the 4th Annual Patriotic Picnic and Concert featuring the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division Band from Fort Stewart. 
Special Guests include Major General and Mrs. Mike Murray.  MG Murray is commanding general of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Special recognition will be given to WWII Veterans.
Sonny Dixon will serve as emcee. A picnic begins at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m.
All events are indoors and free to the public. The event is at First Baptist Church, 169 Church St., Pembroke.  For more information call 912-653-4413 or 912-653-4952.

Richmond Hill July 4
The city of Richmond Hill will sponsor an Independence Day celebration from 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5, in J F Gregory Park. Activities include live music performed by The Tams and food such as barbecue, grilled sausages, hamburgers, hot dogs, turkey legs, kabobs, ice cream, smoothies, shaved ice and variety of deserts.
There will be farmers-market items, arts and crafts vendors and face painting. Fun Time will provide inflatable water slides and an obstacle course. There also will be fishing.  The city’s traditional fireworks display will start about 9 p.m.
Those attending are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs, as well as change of clothes for the kids.
 Coolers will be permitted, although no alcoholic beverages will be allowed. There will be no charge for live music, water rides and fireworks. Parking will be available at J F Gregory Park area. For event and booth information, call 756-3345 or email

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